|BIRTHPLACE:||Hamilton, ON, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||TOR: 1997-84 overall|
2008-09: Games missed due to injury: seven; five knee (3/17-3/28), two leg (1/28-1/31) ... Multi-point games: two ... Set career high with eight goals ... Scored GWG and had 15 PIMs @ NYI (10/13).
|CAREER: 2005-06: Recorded seven points (2+5) in 40 games… Missed 33 games with post-concussion symptoms suffered after collision with Tyson Nash of Phoenix (1/12)... Scored first goal of the season vs. Montreal (11/4)... Missed first five games of season with groin injury suffered during training camp...Activated from IR (10/15)… 2006 PLAYOFFS: Pointless in four games.
2003-04: Netted career-high tying six goals to go with career-best 14 assists…Assisted on game-winning goal vs. Pittsburgh (3/26)…Scored GWG vs. Montreal (3/24)…Goal was sixth of season, tying his career best…Netted power-play goal @ Atlanta (3/17)…Appeared in 200th NHL game vs. Boston (3/11)…Recorded fourth goal of season with marker @ Washington (3/10)… Netted third goal of season with first-period tally @ Ottawa (2/28)… Assisted on Daniel Briere’s GWG @ Washington (12/27)…Scored goal vs. New Jersey (12/19)… Scored his first goal of season in victory @ Anaheim (10/24)…Took three shots in game… Won 6-of-8 faceoffs and had seven penalty minutes vs. N.Y. Islanders (10/11). 2002-2003: Returned to Sabres’ lineup vs. Montreal (3/28) after missing three games with bruised foot…Assisted on Maxim Afinogenov’s GWG in 5-2 win vs. Philadelphia (3/18)…Scored goal vs. Carolina (3/12)… Had career-long, three-game point streak (2+1) from vs. St. Louis (2/11) to vs. N.Y. Rangers (2/15)…Scored goal in 5-4 win vs. N.Y. Rangers (2/15)… Scored goal vs. St. Louis (2/11)… Scored goal @ Montreal (12/21)…Scored first career GWG in 4-3 victory vs. Washington (12/07)…Set career high with two assists vs. Columbus (11/22)… Scored first point as Sabre with first career SHG @ Pittsburgh (10/26)…Made Buffalo debut in 5-1 win vs. N.Y. Islanders (10/10).
2001-02: Split the season between Los Angeles and Manchester (AHL)…Began season with Manchester (AHL), appearing in 11 games (4+4)…Sustained right eye injury after being hit by puck during second week of season…Surgery required four plates and 16 screws to be inserted around right orbital bone…Recalled 12/10…Played eight games for Los Angeles from 12/16 to 1/26, scoring first goal as King vs. N.Y. Islanders (1/19)…Reassigned to the Monarchs 1/31 and was recalled on two other occasions, 2/04 and 3/05…Played in 10 of Kings’ final 19 regular-season games (one assist)…Reassigned to Manchester (4/10)…Assessed career-high 47 PIMs @ Ottawa (12/20) for leaving the player’s bench to join altercation…Incident led to 10-game NHL suspension …Missed 13 games due to coach’s decision.
2000-01: Began season with St. John’s (AHL) and was recalled to Toronto 12/05 for 16 games…Acquired by the Kings (3/13) and was assigned to Lowell (AHL)…Made Kings’ debut (3/17) vs. San Jose.
1999-00: Recalled by Toronto from St. John’s 11/29 and scored first NHL regular-season goal vs. Washington (11/29)…Reassigned to St. John’s 12/28.
1998-99: Completed fourth season with Owen Sound…Named captain for Team Canada at the 1999 World Junior Tournament and helped team to a silver medal…Recalled by Toronto (5/03) for the NHL playoffs and played five games, scoring first NHL goal in Game Three of the second round vs. Pittsburgh.
1997-98: Set junior career highs for goals (25), points (52) and penalty minutes (179).